Witnessing galaxy assembly in an extended z~3 structure

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Fumagalli, M.; Mackenzie, R.; Trayford, J.; Theuns, T.; Cantalupo, S.; Christensen, L.; Fynbo, J.P.U.; Moller, P.; O'Meara, J.; Prochaska, J.X; Rafelski, M.; Shanks, T.;
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1093/mnras/stx1896
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies
    arxiv: Astrophysics::Galaxy Astrophysics | Astrophysics::Cosmology and Extragalactic Astrophysics | Astrophysics::High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We present new observations acquired with the Multi Unit Spectroscopic Explorer instrument on the Very Large Telescope in a quasar field that hosts a high column-density damped Ly{\alpha} absorber (DLA) at z~3.25. We detect Ly{\alpha} emission from a nebula at the redsh... View more
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